Chulu West Peak ClimbingChulu West Peak Climbing

Chulu West Peak Climbing - 22 Days

Key Information
  • Difficulty LevelStrenuous
  • Max Altitude6419 m/21,060 ft
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Group Size1-16

Summary of Chulu West Peak Climbing

Summit the astonishing Chulu West Peak Climbing (6419m/21,060ft) and make your climbing dream to a beautiful peak come true. This peak is the best package for adventurous trekkers who prefer to experience the venture and tranquillity in Annapurna Region. Chulu West Peak is arranged in a little valley and put north of Manang, far in the energetic track to the Thorang La.

In all honesty, you will discover two Chulu Peaks-East and West. One of them is Chulu West which we are rising. The Chulu West Peak Climbing gives a refreshing highest point climbing choice for each one of those adventurers who may genuinely prefer to experience insight into the Annapurna Region. While climbing the top, we will be compensated by the grand perspective of Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna (8,091 m), Nilgiri (7,061 m), and other tremendous peaks. Expanding the Chulu West Peak needs an unnatural condition of energy and a decent state. 

Chulu west holiday course seeks upstream of Marshyandi River following the Annapurna Circuit Trail crossing a few swinging suspension bridges. We'll have acceptable freedoms to correct and make our wellness levels before arriving at the Chulu West Base Camp. We trek to Tilicho Lake (4920m) as adjusting the trip and rejoin back to Annapurna Circuit trail in Yak Kharka.

The shift to Chulu West Trek provides unique perspectives over the Annapurna. The trip blends a portion of the extraordinary landscape of the renowned Annapurna Circuit Trek. Appreciate the perspectives on Tilicho Lake and Mt Tilicho, the high go of Thoroung La. You can also see the mountains like Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Manaslu, and the Tibetan Plateau in front of the north. 

Chulu West Peak Climbing is a standout among the absolute best customary and cultural voyages. Chulu West Peak climbers will get the chance to see the excellent setup of waterfalls, rivers, dense forests, hidden landscapes, and stunning glimpses of the delightful white-topped peaks of their Annapurna locale. Correspondingly, the Chulu West Peak Climbing adventure will encounter a few towns of the different ethnic gathering of Nepal, such as Gurung, Magar, Buddhist, Brahmin, Chhetri, and Newar where climbers can perceive and face the different cultures of these social groups.

How difficult is Chulu West Peak Climbing?

Chulu West peak climbing is one of the difficult climbing peaks in Nepal's Annapurna region. We take above 5000 meters, which is a very high height at which nothing can survive. This peak is not so technical, but above 5000 meters is a very high altitude where nothing can survive.

The temperature is low, and the weather is unstable. Similarly, the thinness of the air makes it difficult for us to ascend. It is critical to properly acclimatize your body before reaching the summit. If your body is unable to acclimate to the thin air, it could be fatal.

Even though the Chulu West peak is one of the most difficult climbing summits, the key to a successful ascent is regular practice, adequate acclimatization, good physical stamina, and the will to climb up. Climbing up via a tough and difficult topographical environment is required. As a result, adequate climbing preparation is crucial.

To acclimate to the Chulu West Peak, we will walk from Dharapani to Chame and then gradually ascend. The following day, we head to Chulu West Base Camp and climb the peak. Before ascending the Peak, our Sherpa guide will provide us with essential mountaineering preparation.

Required Permit for Peak climbing

Peak climbing requires both physical and technical strength. A variety of elements must be examined before undertaking an actual climbing activity. The government has placed various controls and restrictions on peak climbing activities because of economic, safety, environmental, and cultural considerations.

Because the Mountains are a natural resource, the government collects permit fees as part of its export revenue. Permits are required for mountain peaks with elevations more than 5000 meters. It is prohibited to attempt to climb a summit without permission.

Permits are checked at police checkpoints and by park rangers at any time. If you are caught without a legitimate permit, the fine will be doubled. It also includes the option to return if you do not have any permissions, which must be obtained from a recognized trekking firm.

You will need three permits: one for a conservation area or national park permission, another from a Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card or a local government permit, and one for peak climbing.

If you intend to climb a peak within the restricted area, another permit is required in addition to the restricted area permit. The permit card fee is defined by the area, season, peak altitude, and whether you are an independent or guided group.

Nowadays, all of these documents and permit cards may only be obtained from licensed travel companies. They also provide climbing services and make preparations for all other requirements, procedures, information and guidance. The same organization can also assist you in obtaining complete climbing equipment.

Why Himalayan Odyssey for Chulu West Peak Climbing?

The Himalayan Odyssey offers the best Chulu West Peak climbing package to make this once-in-a-lifetime adventure safer and more unforgettable. We are a seasoned travel company. Our crew is adequately qualified for mountain emergency medical care, as well as ascending and trekking.

We prioritise the quality and well-being of our guests. If you want to climb more summits, we provide similar climbing programs. With our cheerful and helpful workforce, we guarantee an extra enjoyable adventure. Our cuisine, lodging, and other services are of the highest quality.

We want you to succeed, and we are here to assist you in reaching the summit of Chulu West Peak. Now is the time to reserve your Chulu West Peak Climbing trip.
 

Highlights

  • Magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchre, and many more…
  • Combined with Annapurna Circuit Trekking.
  • Crosses through the highest Pass of the world- Thorung La Pass (5,416 m).
  • Moderate peak climbing adventure reaching through the serene landscapes & lush vegetation.
  • Visit the spiritual temple, Muktinath.

Itinerary

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  • Maximum Altitude1400 m
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time6\7
    • Maximum Altitude1130 M
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time6\7 hrs
    • Maximum Altitude1860 m
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time5\6 hrs
    • Maximum Altitude2710 m
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time5\6
    • Maximum Altitude3240
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time4 hrs
    • Maximum Altitude3675 m
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time3 hrs
    • Maximum Altitude3540 M
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Maximum Altitude3540 M
    • Accommodation Tea house
    • MealsB L D
    • Time3 \4
    • Maximum Altitude4130 m
    • Accommodation Overnight in Camp
    • MealsB L D
    • Time4 hrs
    • Maximum Altitude4900 m
    • Maximum Altitude5100 m
    • Accommodation Overnight in Camp
    • Maximum Altitude5530 m
        • Accommodation Tea house
        • Maximum Altitude4200 m
        • Accommodation Tea house
        • MealsB L D
        • Time4\5 hrs
        • Maximum Altitude4880 m
        • Time8\9 hrs
        • Maximum Altitude3802 m
        • Accommodation Tea house
        • MealsB L D
        • Time4 hrs
        • Maximum Altitude2750 m
        • MealsB
        • Maximum Altitude800 M
        • MealsB L
        • Time6\7 hrs
        • Maximum Altitude1400 M

          Cost Details

          Included
          • Arrival and departure transfers
          • Drive from Kathmandu to Syange
          • Flyback from Kagbeni to Pokhara
          • Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu
          • Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan as per itinerary
          • Accommodation in lodges/tea houses and tents during the expedition
          • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the expedition
          • Annapurna Conservation Area entry fee and TIMS card
          • Chulu West Peak Climbing permits and necessary documents
          • Sherpa guides (English speaking, trained in first aid) 
          • Porters for personal and group gear
          • Staff insurance
          • Group climbing gear, e.g. ropes, ice screws, tents, cooking equipment, first aid kits
          • Climbing certificate
          Excluded
          • International flight ticket.
          • International airport tax
          • Visa Fee
          • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
          • Tips for staff and guide
          • Trip Insurance
          • Personal costs like drinks, laundry, hot showers, bottled water
          • Personal climbing equipment and clothing
          • Anything that is not listed in the “PRICE INCLUDES” section above

          Good to Know

          Best Season for Chulu West Peak Climbing

          The mountains are hazardous to move in the exceptionally hot, blustery, or cold season. Snowfall can be the reason for life's end in winter. In this way, climbing the top of the Nepal Himalayas is best in the spring and autumn seasons. Climbing in the autumn and spring season has high summit accomplishment records. 

          Spring is the significant climbing season for a wide range of pinnacles and travelling in Nepal. In spring, the climate is adequately warm, and the sees are clear. The benefits of rain or cloud are less compared to other times. The Spring season is the best peak climbing season due to the warm climate, and less snow kept. The spring season goes from March to May for a quarter of a year. 

          The autumn season begins in late September and finishes toward the beginning of December. It is the second-best and the perfect opportunity for a top climbing experience in Nepal. The delightful rich green slopes of the lower part of the mountains and the clear Himalayas are the significant features of this season. After the rainy season, the climate is cool enough for peak climbing. Not too cold and not too hot is the best ideal opportunity for welcoming viewpoints of precise nature and an appropriate time for ascending the mountains.

          Packing List for Chulu West Peak Climbing

          Climbing Chulu West Peak in Nepal is an exhilarating adventure. Climbing preparation is more than just checking itineraries and getting in shape. It is recommended to carry the necessary and light things so that it will be easy while you are walking. The following belongings are recommended that should be brought, although we concede that our clients have their own decision for the clothing. You will also require the proper gear and equipment, thus we listed down climbing gear for Chulu West Peak.

          Clothing

          • Thermal Base Layers (Tops and Bottoms)
          • Heavy Base Layers
          • Trekking Pants
          • Hard-shell pants
          • Down Pant
          • T-shirts (Short and long sleeve)
          • Mid Layer Top
          • Insulated Jacket
          • Hard-shell Jacket
          • Down Jacket

          Footwear

          • Double insulated climbing boots
          • Hiking boots (Full and waterproof)
          • Gaiters
          • Flip-flops
          • Socks (Wool/Synthetic)
          • Liner socks 

          Handwear

          • Liner gloves
          • Mid-weight gloves
          • Down mittens

          Headwear

          • Cap/Sun Hat
          • Buff
          • Balaclava
          • Warm wool/Synthetic Hat
          • Eye Wear (Full coverage around eyes and nose)
          • Ski Goggles

          Climbing Gears

          • Helmet
          • Ice Axe with a waist leash 
          • Mountaineering Crampons 
          • Lightweight Mountaineering Harness
          • Carabiners
          • Belay Device
          • Ascender/Jumar
          • Prussik /Accessory Cord 

          Backpacking

          • Small pack (35-40 litres)
          • Waterproof duffel bag
          • Pack cover

          Accessories

          • Water Bottles with insulation cover
          • Trekking poles 
          • Headlamp (200-300 lumens)
          • Camera
          • Power bank/Solar Charger
          • Universal adapter
          • Diary 
          • Pocket knife

          Hygiene and first aid

          • Skincare
          • Toothbrush, Soap, Moisturizer 
          • Hand Sanitizer
          • Toilet paper and wet wipes
          • Personal first aid kit (personal prescriptions, high altitude medications, painkillers, etc.)
          • Water treatment

          Others

          • Snacks you like to munch)
          • Travel clothes to wear in Kathmandu
          • Sleeping bag (-20 degrees sleeping bag)
          • Inflatable mattress

          For more information on climbing gears for Chulu West Peak Climbing please email us. 

          FAQs

          • Q1. Where is Chulu West Peak?

            Chulu West peak is part of the Manang Himal, which is included in the larger Damodar Himal. The eastern limit of which runs south from Chako and Peak 6687 in a north-to-south direction along the Hunlung Khola, Nar Khola, and Phu Khola. To the south, it is bounded by the Marsyangdi Khola and the Mesokanta La.

          • Chulu West Peak Climbing is located at an altitude of 6419m/21,060ft.

          • Chulu West Peak Climbing is possible in the autumn (September, October, and November) and the spring (March, April, and May) season. These seasons are also considered the high season for trekkers and climbers in Nepal. 

          • It takes 20 to 24 days to complete Chulu West Peak Climbing.

          • Chulu West Peak Climbing requires a performance above the average relating to force and strength, especially the peak day will be long and exhausting.

          • You will need an Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit and Chulu West Peak Climbing permits. 

          • If you are healthy and willing to go on climbing then above 18 years can climb Chulu West Peak.

          • Yes, you will need a climbing permit for Chulu West Peak Climbing.

          • It is not compulsory to join the group during Chulu West Peak Climbing, but it may reduce the cost if you are in the group.

          • The routes are quite harsh compared to other climbing regions. But, this peak is suitable for both beginners as well as experienced climbers. The path can be more challenging and overwhelming for new climbers so be prepared with physical and mental preparation. If you have past trekking experience then it will be easier for Chulu West Peak Climbing.

          • -   Avoid flying directly to areas of high altitude.

            -   Take 1 to 2 days of acclimatization to get used to high altitudes before going above 3000m.

            -   Avoid climbing more than 300m to 500m a day.

            -   Have a rest day every 800m to 1000m you go up.